April 05, 2010

Viral of the Day: The 28th Amendment


Usually this Viral of the Day thing is AD33’s gig,  sometimes I like them, sometimes I am indifferent.  But this one, this one is something that we need to DO.

For too long we have  been too complacent about the workings of Congress.  Many citizens had no  idea that members of Congress could retire with the same pay after only one  term, that they didn't pay into Social Security, that they specifically  exempted themselves from many of the laws they have passed (such as being  exempt from any fear of prosecution for sexual harassment) while ordinary  citizens must live under those laws.  The latest is to exempt themselves  from the Healthcare Reform that is being considered...in all of its forms.   Somehow, that doesn't seem logical.  We do not have an elite that  is above the law.  I truly don't care if they are Democrat, Republican,  Independent or whatever.  The self-serving must stop.  This is a  good way to do that.  It is an idea whose time has  come.

Have each person contact  a minimum of Twenty people on their Address list, in turn ask each of  those to do likewise. 

In three days, most  people in The United States of America will have the message.  This is  one proposal that really should be passed around.

Proposed 28th Amendment to the United States  Constitution

"Congress shall make no  law that applies to   the citizens of the United States that does not apply  equally to the Senators and/or Representatives; and, Congress shall make no  law that applies to the Senators and/or Representatives that does not apply  equally to the citizens of the United States ."

My only change would be:  Congress shall make no law that applies to the citizens of the United States that does not apply equally to the “elected representatives Behind Bars2and their staff members, appointees, or agents”… 

Unfortunately this seemed so simple to the Founders that they would have never thought that this was necessary, of course this should is already covered if we only applied the constitution properly.  We are guaranteed equality under the law, the CongressCritters in the District of Criminals just make laws were we are treated Unequally under the law.


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